A 39-year-old man has been drowned in Courtown Harbour, Co Wexford this afternoon.

It is understood the man entered the water after three teenage boys got into difficulty while swimming off the end of the pier

After the Courtown Lifeboat crew attended the scene, a man was recovered from the water but was pronounced dead at the scene. 

His body was removed to the morgue in Wexford General Hospital.